Feel a chill run down your spine as you look out from Suicide Cliff, the site of one the most tragic events in World War II. It was from this lofty cliff in the north of Saipan that as many as 8,000 Japanese soldiers and civilians jumped to their death to avoid capture by U.S forces in 1944. Even women and children were among the casualties here, with the Japanese community believing their capture could only lead to a future of shame and torture. To visit Suicide Cliff on your trip to Saipan, use our Saipan online vacation builder .
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  • Awesome view! The story i've heard was, during world war II, Japanese soldiers and their families would jump off the cliff instead of being caught because of fear that they will be tortured if they ge...  more »
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  • im writing this because i didnt hit the ground hard enough.... so much for a suicide cliff smh
  • We went bungie jumping but the cord broke, still havent fixed the mechanical problems. 1/10 will never return
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